A scientific approach to healthy eating

In this interview, Dr. Joe Schwarcz shares how science provides accurate nutritional information to midlifers who want to practice healthy eating.

What are the facts?

Dr. Joe examines healthy eating from a scientific framework and says that unless claims by alternative medicine are verifiable by science, they aren't valid.

About Dr. Joe Schwarcz

Joe Schwarcz Joe Schwarcz (PhD McGill 1973) is Director of McGill University’s Office for Science and Society, a unique enterprise dedicated to demystifying science for the public, the media and students. He is well known for his informative and entertaining public lectures on topics ranging from the chemistry of love to the science of aging. Using stage magic to make scientific points is one of his specialties.

“Dr. Joe” has appeared hundreds of times on the Canadian Discovery Channel, TV Ontario, Global Television, CBC-TV, CTV-TV and various radio stations. He hosts the "Dr. Joe Show" on Montreal's CJAD and Toronto’s CFRB every Sunday from 3-4 PM. He also hosted “Science To Go,” a series on the Discovery Channel that focused on common foods.

Dr. Schwarcz writes a weekly newspaper column in the Montreal Gazette entitled “The Right Chemistry” as well as a monthly column in Canadian Chemical News. Check out the numerous books he's written.

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